Launch Your Restaurant

LAUNCH YOUR RESTAURANT

Are you an entrepreneur with a new food or restaurant concept? Downtown Jamaica is transit-rich and thousands of new residential units are bringing an influx of potential clients to help build your brand. We help startups and small businesses grow by providing a myriad of options including:

  • Vendor stall space and "pop-up" options in the Jamaica Market
  • Alternative financing options
  • Assistance in identifying restaurant space in the downtown area
  • Free Technical assistance (business planning, consulting, navigating tax credits, etc.)

About Downtown Jamaica, Queens

A resurgence is underway in Downtown Jamaica, Queens. In the last ten years, over $1 billion of public and private investments have been made in the area. Rezoned for higher density in 2007, new development projects are continually announced for Jamaica.

In the next two years alone, 5.9 million square feet of residential, hotel, and retail space are slated to come online including 4,800 new residential units and 2,200 hotel rooms. This new development leverages Jamaica's position as the hub of Southeast Queens: 49 bus lines, 4 subway stops, an LIRR station, and the AirTrain to JFK intersect in Jamaica; 86,000 people walk the Downtown every day and 30,600 university students attend area schools. 

 


Send Us Your Information

If you are interested in being a vendor in our Jamaica Market or would like to speak with one of our dedicated small business experts about launching your restaurant in Downtown Jamaica, tell us a bit more about your plans and we will contact you directly.

 

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Email Us

Contact us for more information.
bsg@gjdc.org